It is a measure of the experience of the Australian fund, Local Government Super, on ESG that it will instruct its managers on which companies to omit from portfolios. The New South Wales fund started its policy of applying environmental, social and governance filters to its investments by omitting tobacco companies in 2000. Today, it […]
David RowleyJanuary 29, 2014
Sobering new figures in the latest report to highlight climate risk should resonate with trustees more than usual. According to the second study from Carbon Tracker and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, part of the London School of Economics Unburnable carbon 2013: Wasted capital and stranded assets, between 60 and […]
Sarah RundellApril 24, 2013
The Australian $6.2 billion Local Government Super (LGS) fund has taken an active role in handling its risk, by developing innovative in-house strategies for tackling climate change and equity market risk in its portfolio.
SAM RILEYJuly 27, 2011